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was 15 years old, killed from a mile from the obama chicago home. police say the suspects wanted revenge against a rival gang and shot pendleton in a case of mistaken identity. the accused shooter faces more than 140 counts of murder, his attorney says that's extreme and that prosecutors are trying to get this case in the media. >>> an update to a story, a phoenix judge sentenced george sand toerz ters to unsupervised probation. sanders says he shot her in november at her request as it an act of mercy. she had been suffering from multiple sclerosis for many years. >>> a former nfl player is coming out and opening up about his sexuality for the first time, we're talking about kwame harris. he was outed in the media after an alleged fight with an ex-boyfriend. in an exclusive interview with cnn he talked about the challenges of hiding his sexuality in the nfl. >> you want to escape the stare, the turmoil and maybe your mind goes to dark places sometimes, but i would just say that i, i'm happy today. >> not one player currently in the nfl is openly gay but harris wants gay athletes to know
. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama will visit a police academy in the denver area and will try to drum up support for improving the background check system. mr. obama is expected to travel to connecticut on monday to press congress to act. despite the push, lawmakers are struggling to find support for universal background checks and other measures. >> megyn: mike, thank you. mark who you heard from got national attention when he questioned the rush to pass gun control laws in the wake of newtown and the lack of discussion of what he called mental health issues. he gave dramatic emotional testimony in january only a month after losing his 6-year-old boy. >> criminals by definition break the law. what we experienced in sandy hook, did they break the law? of course they broke the law. is one more law, i don't care if you named is james' law, i don't want it, i want responsible legislation, it needs to be simple, it needs to be enforced, it has to have as a tenet individual accountability. >> well, now connecticut is getting ready to vote on what is being described as the most restrictive set
ahead of president obama's speech on gun control in just a few hours. police there are sharing concerns about the president's plan to use a police department training facility and police officers as a back drop for his remarks, while promoting his gun control proposals. denver police officer dan ny wise is joining us now and he's one of the officers voicing concerns shared by many, danny tells us. officer, thank you very much for being here. so the president is going out there, he will use police officers as a back drop and as props, as critics would say. how did it first come to your attention that there are police officers in the ranks who were not happy about this? >> well, i'm on vacation, but checking social media like facebook, several officers were contacting me over the weekend and voicing concerns. over the year i've been kind of a formal and informal advocate for officers expressing issues and often recipients of alerts from the rank and file. >> megyn: what were they saying? >> there was a big concern how we were getting ourselves involved in a very partisan, political subjec
: tomorrow president obama will visit a police academy in the denver area and will try to drum up support for improving the background check system. white house aides say the hope is keeping guns out of the hands of criminals and others who shouldn't have them. >> what need to be done is action that improves that system, that closes loopholes to an existing system. we are not talking about creating something that doesn't exist yet, we are talking about refining and improving it to insure that those who should not have weapons cannot obtain them. >> reporter: leading republicans say the problem is the u.s. does not properly enforce laws already on the books. >> here is what i want america to know if you fail a background check in this country what happens to you, absolutely nothing? one 10th of one percent of the people who nailed a background check get prosecuted. >> reporter: despite the push lawmakers are struggling to find the votes on capitol hill for universal background checks. jenna: the national debate continues. we'll focus a little bit on the state. mike, thank you. >> reporter:
to the school, an arsenal of weapons and ammunition have been found. according to the police, a bank check signed by his mother had been intended for her son to buy more. at the white house president obama used the 100-day marker to remind americans and especially members of congress not to forget the massacre. >> the entire country pledged we would do something about it and this time would be different. shame on us if we have forgotten. >> obama spoke just weeks before the u.s. senate is to vote on stricter background checks for gun sales. but plans to ban semi-automatic assault weapons like the one used at sandy hook ought to limit the size of magazines, look like they have no chance of passing the congress. >> my sister loves teaching at sandy hook. every student would say, i hope i get her next year. >> for the first time some feab members of the sandy hook victims are appearing in an emotional tv advertisement for tighter gun control measures paid for by an alliance of u.s. mayors from across the country. >> that was the last day i saw jesse alive. >> i want to prevent any other famil
the police. the man was arrested on the plane just 15 minutes before takeoff. >> listen to this one. president obama is under fire this morning for a comment that he made about california's attorney general pamela harris. he was speaking at a fund-raiser and the president said this -- quote -- "she's brilliant, she's dedicated. she's tough. she also happens to be by far the best-looking attorney general. it's true. come on." the president also called harris a great friend and great supporter for many years. she served as california's attorney general since 2011 and she's considered a rising star in the democratic party. she's often mentioned as a potential candidate for governor. bet michelle is not too happy about that one. that is your five at 5. >> north korea taking their threat to a whole new level. they have now placed missiles within range of u.s. bases in the area. we're live in washington with the very latest on this developing story. >> we are hearing reports north korea has positioned two of its missiles on mobile launchers along the east coast of the country. these repor
. >> president obama barack obama continues his pressure campaign on a reluctant congress to pass federal gun control legislation. he's heading to colorado to meet with police and local lawmakers displaying a gun control package signed into law by governor john hick looper, yet his arguments are supposedly full of stale statistics. 40% of all gun purchases were made without a background check, but that number is almost 20 years old. >> why wouldn't we want to make it more difficult for a dangerous person to get his or her hand on a gun? why wouldn't we want to close the loophole that allows as many as 40% of all gun purchases to take place without a background check? why wouldn't we do that? >> that 40% bit was pulled from a study where 251 answered the question about where they got their guns. now we're hearing from groups like the washington gun association. members held a press conference yesterday offering a number of alternatives including allowing school personnel to carry firearms and more attention to those who are suffering from mental issues. >> the united states secret service, whe
at 12:30 p.m. eastern. president obama heads to colorado today. he will talk about the state's newly passed gun control laws. he will be at the denver police academy to for universal background checks as well as for congress to at least vote on assault weapons ban and limit some large capacity magazines. it begins at 5:00 p.m. eastern and we will have live coverage here on c-span. tonight, a look at protest troops in america. we recently talked with the code pink cofounder on how protest movements fit into the political discussion. we want to get your reaction to the conversation with your phone call, tweets, and facebook comments. a brief look at what you will see. >> i am very pleased to be joined by my wife kathy and my brother tom. >> i speak for the mothers -- pakistan and somalia. >> please remove that woman. >> the obama administration refused to tell congress what countries we are killing children in. --ator feinstein >> if you could please expedite the removal. >> nothing more important than the children of pakistan. do your jobs. world peace. it depends on it. we are making
, it is an issue like saving american lives. when you think about how president obama has been asking the public to push legislators call them and e-mail and advocate. leb in denver tomorrow trying to make the point to the local police academy. is there anything the public can do beyond demonstrations to help move this along and get through to our o legislators this is what the american people want? >> it is fundamental grassroots engagement. not only do you have to write them and call them but meet with them in person, show up, tweet at them. this is not a one things you do one day and we've taken care of it now. this is a sustained activity and sustained engagement to take this to the finish line. we've gotten things out of the senate judiciary committee. that is a tribute. we're now at the next hurdle. we'll see how it plays out. if people keep engaging and jumping on this bandwagon that's moving, we're going to make some success. >> john: as a survivor of real and terrible gun violence, how frustrated do you get when you see congress dragging their feet on this or does it inspire you to work
perspective. we welcome your calls, facebook comments, and tweets. >> president obama renewed his call for stricter gun control laws during a speech yesterday at the denver police academy in colorado. red state approved background checks of all gun buyers and has limited the size of magazines. president obama says congress should do the same. remarks are just under a half hour. approvedtate just background checks on all gun buyers. >> thank you. thank you so much. thank you, everybody. everybody have a seat. thank you. it is wonderful to be back in colorado and in denver. i want to thank chief white for that introduction. you have some outstanding officials here today. i want to acknowledge them. a wonderful governor, john hickenlooper. [applause] he's here somewhere. next to him, joe garcia, an outstanding lt. governor. [applause] one of the finest young senators, michael bennett is here. house,ic members of the ed pearl mutter. and -- and your own mayer, michael hancock is here. [applause] >> i -- i want to say thank you to the denver police for having me here, and for the outstandin
. >>> in the case of the district attorney down in texas who was shot to death in his home with his wife, the police say his death may be part of a white supremacist plot. this also scary. >>> finally, the desperate case by some on the right that president obama's pastor is a racist. and once again, it's rush limbaugh leading the charge. and this is "hardball." the place for politics. cold feels nice on sore muscles, huh? you know you could just use bengay zero degrees. medicated pain relief you store in the freezer. brrr...see ya boys. [ male announcer ] bengay zero degrees. freeze and move on. [ male announcer ] book ahead and save up to 20 percent at, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy. doubletree by hilton. where the little things mean everything. >>> wow. looks like caroline kennedy is headed to tokyo. according to the "washington post" the daughter of the former president will be president obama's pick to be ambassador to japan. kennedy was an early supporter of president obama along with her uncle the late senator ted kennedy during the 2008 presidential campaign. caroline fo
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block of international boulevard. police think he never thought of a window from a nearby building. the man that the hospital. >> and about a half hour from now president obama will leave washington d.c. and head west. to the bay area after stopping in, brought to pushes gun control proposals. he will head to san francisco where he will stay until tomorrow afternoon. he is attending for fund raising events while here in town. >> only 53 people, including nine attackers, have been killed in a daylong gun battle in western afghanistan. officials say the fighting broke out after suicide bombers disguised as afgan soldiers stormed the court house in farah province in a failed bid to free more than a dozen taliban . the governor says the dead include 34 civilians intense security force members. >> if you're waiting until the last minute to file your taxes there is and app that can help you make the experience as a affordable. rich demuro has the details. >> there is and app that can help you file by taking a picture of your w-2. >> it is that time of year again. ♪ have you filed your
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